Kenneth Teel

Kenneth W. Teel, 84, of Galesburg, died at 5:12 p.m. Sunday, April 4, 1993, at Marigold Health Care Center.

He was born Dec. 8, 1908, in Vermont, a son of William and Orpha Hickle Teel. He married Agnes Ahlers on Dec. 21, 1932, in Galesburg. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Ronald Teel of Brimfield; one daughter, Mrs. Howard (Barbara) Johnson of Gilson; four grandchildren; three step grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one step great grandchild; and two sisters, Nellie Fahlund and Fern Downard, both of Galesburg.

Three brothers and one great granddaughter preceded him in death.

He worked as a mechanic at Deere & Co. for 25 years, retiring in 1973. He was a member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

Funeral services were held this morning at Hinchliff-Pearson-West, Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Randy Reese officiating. Burial was in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to his church.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/7/1993

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